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Successful Reward Strategies Bring
New Book from CCH and Watson Wyatt Shows You How
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., March 27, 2000) While recruiting and retaining the right
employees continues to challenge companies of all types and sizes, ever increasing
business competition demands that companies also succeed in motivating employees to high
performance consistently over time. To help companies conquer these challenges, CCH
INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of human resource, benefits and compensation law
information and services, has published Rewards and Business Strategy: People, Pay, and
Performance ($64.95, 216 pages. To order call 1-800-248-3248, or visit http://hr.cch.com.)
The new book, authored by Howard C. Weizmann and Jane K. Weizmann of Watson Wyatt
Worldwide, is a practical tool that companies can use to design effective, flexible reward
plans to help maximize employee innovation and productivity and corporate profitability.
"By aligning employee rewards to strategic business plans, companies can create a
competitive edge in the delivery of quality products and services and the delivery of
superior financial returns to shareholders," noted co-author Howard Weizmann.
Meaningful Guidance, Measurable Results
Rewards and Business Strategy: People, Pay, and Performance provides strategy and
systems on how to align human resources, compensation and communication initiatives firmly
with corporate goals to ensure business results.
In this authoritative book, the authors draw on Watson Wyatts frontline expertise
as a leading consultant on people and financial management to businesses worldwide, as
well as the findings of its nationally known Strategic Rewards® surveys.
In-depth and comprehensive, Rewards and Business Strategy: People, Pay, and
- Recognizing "Human Capital"
- Base Pay
- Variable Pay
- Non-Cash Compensation
- Flex Time
- Defining and Communicating Goals, Plans and Objectives
- Recruiting Excellence
- Training and Skill Development
- Performance Pay
- Strategic Management
- Cultural Values
- Work Design
- Employee Engagement
- Open Book Management
- Managerial Communication
Importantly, Rewards and Business Strategy: People, Pay,
and Performance also provides information on how to measure the return on benefits and
"Watson Wyatt has found that high-performing companies are more likely to align
their reward plans with their business strategies than less successful companies
are," said CCH Human Resources marketing manager Steve Slater.
"Now, with Rewards and Business Strategy: People, Pay, and Performance, CCH
and Watson Wyatt offer companies the information and tools to help build and maintain
their own business success."
Pricing and Availability
To order, or for more information on Rewards and Business Strategy: People, Pay, and
Performance, call 1-800-248-3248, or visit the CCH Human Resources web site at http://hr.cch.com. The 216-page book is $64.95,
$39.00 for college adoption, plus applicable shipping, handling and tax.
The book is also ideal for undergraduate or graduate level courses in strategic
management, human resources management and compensation. Quantity discounts are available.
About the Authors
Howard C. Weizmann is the managing consultant of Watson Wyatts Washington, D.C.
office. He is principally responsible for the management of the 300-person
consulting office, which provides human capital consulting services to a wide variety of
Fortune 50 and other clients. He is a frequent speaker and commentator on current human
Jane K. Weizmann is a senior consultant and the practice leader of Watson Wyatts
Compensation Group in Washington, D.C. She has more than twenty years experience in the
compensation field and consults with the firms clients on all aspects of
compensation and performance management programs.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in 1913 and has served
four generations of business professionals and their clients. The company produces more
than 700 electronic and print products for the tax, legal, securities, human resources,
health care and small business markets. CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer
U.S. The CCH web site can be accessed at www.cch.com.
The Human Resources web site can be accessed at http://hr.cch.com.
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EDITORS NOTE: For members of the press, a complimentary review copy of Rewards
and Business Strategy: People, Pay, and Performance is available by contacting: Leslie
Bonacum, 847-267-7153 or email@example.com.